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Top 5 cycling tips - climbing cols

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 22-Aug-2017 10:21:24

If you’re thinking about taking on some of our small group cycle challenges such as the Stelvio and Classic Italian Climbs, Pyrenees Coast to Coast and Classic Cols of the Tour de France but concerned about the potential for steep climbs then you might find the following climbing tips helpful.

 

Here are five simple ways in which you can improve your performance on the mountain and work towards achieving feats you never thought were possible.


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The Benefits of Being Prepared

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 25-Jul-2017 16:11:23

When it comes to fundraising challenges, it is very important to be prepared. This is because charity adventures are both physically and mentally challenging. You are putting your body through a tough physical challenge such as a cycling from London to Paris or trekking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, and this can be extremely mentally challenging, especially if you have picked a multi-day challenge.

 

Here are some of the main benefits of charity challenge preparation.


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Fundraising guide | Fundraising tips and ideas

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 17-Jul-2017 14:34:17

So, you’re committed.

 

You’re off on a challenge of a lifetime which will test you mentally and physically, but first you need to raise the all-important sponsorship to reach your fundraising target to ensure your ambitions become a reality.

 

For someone new to fundraising this can seem quite daunting indeed, however we’ll help you along the way so fear not! We have compiled a list of suggestions that we’ve picked up over the years that should hopefully ease the process, allowing you to focus on your important training schedule.

 

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How to Prepare For a Charity Adventure

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 13-Jul-2017 15:05:59

A charity adventure is a great way to get active while raising money for a good cause, but most people do need to do some training to prepare for fundraising events.

 

You will need to have your strength and cardiovascular fitness at the right level, so trek training is something that you should do to prepare for fundraising challenges on two feet.

 

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